Archive | June 3, 2011

Israeli Army Locks Down Jerusalem Ahead of Naksa Commemoration

  PNN – Palestine News Network – 03.06.11 – 11:56 Jerusalem – PNN – The Israeli police and army announced a closure in East Jerusalem on Friday, and did not allow men under the age of 45 to enter the Old City. According to the Israeli police command, hundreds of troops were deployed in all […]

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Turkish FM urges int’l community to warn Israel, not Turkey, on flotilla

02 June 2011, Thursday / TODAYSZAMAN.COM, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has pointed to Israel as the party that should be receiving warnings over a second flotilla while responding to international calls on Turkey to prevent the flotilla from sailing to the Gaza Strip in breach of an Israeli naval blockade. “Sometimes […]

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Netanyahu: “Israel Will Act Firmly Against Attempts To Cross Border”

Friday June 03, 2011 08:04 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, warned Thursday that Israel will act firmly against attempts to cross into the country while the Palestinian mark the “Naksa” day this coming Sunday. Benjamin Netanyahu – Image Arabs48 The Nakba day marks the day Israel was established […]

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Second settler arson attack on Madama in a week

03 June 2011 | International Solidarity Movement On Thursday June 2 at about 1pm, the villagers of Madama were again victims of a settler arson attack on their land. According to Samed Hamad, a 15 year old Palestinian who saw the incident, settlers from the nearby illegal settlement Yizhar, set fire to a crop Field […]

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Occupation’s 44th year: A Doctor’s Visit to Gaza – Salem-News.Com

Jun-02-2011 22:58 | Salem News |  Dr. Rafik Masalha Special From the Diary of a Doctor, a volunteer with Physicians for Human Rights Israel: A Visit to the Gaza Strip Dr. Rafik Masalha (GAZA CITY) – At the Erez Checkpoint, as I was standing in front of the concrete walls and the enormous iron doors […]

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Before and after September: the struggle for Palestinian rights must intensify

01 June 2011 | Palestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) | International Solidarity Movement Occupied Palestine, 1 June 2011 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) warmly salutes the Nakba commemoration mass Palestinian marches on 15 May which rekindled a unique spirit of resistance, real hope and heroic initiative in […]

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June 3, 2011 PALESTINE NEWS

SPECIAL TOPIC آخر الأخبار والتحديثات June 3 2011 | GAZA PALESTINE | TODAY NEWS LINKS| Gaza has been under siege for 1451 days | Spread-Share-Link or Tweet the News! █   Live Updates & Pictures from West Bank Demos – June 3, 2011 – Palestine | Part 1 http://bit.ly/k23vzM █   Live Updates & Pictures from […]

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US Issues Official Statement Against Gaza-bound Flotilla

Friday June 03, 2011 04:47 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The US State Department issued an official statement reiterating its objection to the Gaza-bound humanitarian flotilla, and stating that it raised the issue with the government of Turkey, as the United States believes that flotilla and any ship sailing to Gaza “would be […]

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Independents contact Egypt to contain Rafah crisis

Published 03/06/2011 00:51 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A coalition of independent figures are holding talks with Egypt to overcome obstacles preventing Palestinians from crossing at the Rafah terminal between Egypt and Gaza. The group is asking people to be patient while the Egyptian side resumes operations via the crossing as planned, from 9 a.m. to […]

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Worse by the Day in Jerusalem

  by Jillian Kestler-D’Amours, June 03, 2011| Antiwar.com JERUSALEM – As thousands of right-wing Israeli settlers descended on Jerusalem to celebrate the so-called unification of the city this week, Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem were confronted by extreme provocations and the stark reality that their city remains very much divided. “My shop was broken into […]

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Gaza patients in dire need of medicine – with video

Fri Jun 3, 2011 1:44AM Ashraf Shannon, Press TV, Gaza The government of Hamas says hospitals and clinics in Gaza are running short on medicine supplies. Speaking at a press conference, they said hospitals need at least 178 types of medicine for intensive care units, maternity wards, podiatric and ophthalmic surgeries. In addition to the […]

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Settler youth assault Palestinians outside Al-Aqsa

Friday, 3 June, 2011 | 00:40 |  Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Silwan, Jerusalem Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — A Palestinian child was wounded when attacked by a gang of settler youth in the Old City yesterday. Ahmad Nael Abu Maizar, 10, sustained injuries to the jaw and mouth outside the western gate to Al-Aqsa Mosque […]

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